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Neder v. United States
Citation:527 U.S. 1, 119 S.Ct. 1827, 144 L.Ed.2d 35 (1999)
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Neder (defendant) was tried for fraud and tax offenses under a statute that prohibits a person from filing a tax return that they do not believe to be true as to every material matter. The trial judge improperly instructed the jury that it need to consider the materiality of any false statements and that the question of materiality was not a question for the jury to decide.
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